Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 112 118
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -23
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 62 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.59% 0.91% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.10% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 35
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £281 £309 £165
90th Percentile £501 £469 £490
South East median daily rate £426 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +0.29% +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +12.50% -20.00%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -62.50% +12.50% -8.57%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,314 3,190 3,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.87% 83.12% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,656 1,555 2,079
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.33%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 126 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -10.45% -25.56%
10th Percentile £8.05 £11.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.25 £37.88
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 26 £400 -5.33% 8
Newbury -3 13 £294 -18.40%
Maidenhead -8 8 £488 +50.00%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £481 -
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 37 (59.68%) Project Management
2 26 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 26 (41.94%) Degree
2 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
3 25 (40.32%) PMI
3 25 (40.32%) PMI Certification
4 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (35.48%) PMP
5 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Excel
7 18 (29.03%) MS Visio
8 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
10 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
12 12 (19.35%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
12 12 (19.35%) Resource Allocation
12 12 (19.35%) Master's Degree
12 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Matrix Organization
13 11 (17.74%) Decision-Making
14 10 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (16.13%) Data Centre Operations
14 10 (16.13%) Java
15 9 (14.52%) SOA
15 9 (14.52%) Middleware
15 9 (14.52%) TIBCO
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 8 (12.90%) Release Management

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) CMS
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.84%) WordPress
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (29.03%) MS Visio
3 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Broadband
1 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Applications Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Applications Project Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Data Centre Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) IT Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Project Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (12.90%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Project Planner
6 4 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Junior
6 4 (6.45%) Junior IT Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Middleware
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 25 (40.32%) PMI
3 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Project Management
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (19.35%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 12 (19.35%) Resource Allocation
5 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.74%) Decision-Making
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL
6 11 (17.74%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (16.13%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (14.52%) SOA
9 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.90%) Migration
9 8 (12.90%) Release Management
10 7 (11.29%) Change Management
10 7 (11.29%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Degree
2 25 (40.32%) PMI Certification
3 22 (35.48%) PMP
4 12 (19.35%) Master's Degree
5 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) PMO
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) GDPR
4 1 (1.61%) P3O
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.61%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) TIBCO
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) hybris
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Progress
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow